Choose Privacy Week 2013: Warrantless Wiretapping Under the FISA Amendments Act

This is the last in a series of guest commentaries written in observance of Choose Privacy Week by noted privacy experts and advocates. Today’s post is written by Mitra Ebadolahi, counsel with the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Choose Privacy Week 2013: Tell TSA to Unplug and Box Up Nude Body Scanners

This penultimate guest post by  Khaliah Barnes, Adminstrative Counsel for the Electronic Privacy Information Center,  is both a call for action and a reminder that privacy invasions are not limited to our online lives or personal data. Tell TSA to Unplug

Choose Privacy Week 2013: Does Access for Everyone = Privacy for Everyone?

This is the fifth in a series of guest commentaries written in observance of Choose Privacy Week by noted privacy experts and advocates. Today’s post is written by author and library consultant Joyce McIntosh, former Outreach and Assistive Technology Librarian

CPW 2013: When FERPA Fails to Make the Grade, States Ratchet up Student Privacy Laws

This is the third in a series of guest commentaries written in observance of Choose Privacy Week by noted privacy experts and advocates. Today’s post is written by Khaliah Barnes, administrative law counsel for the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC).  When

Choose Privacy Week 2013: Big Data, Privacy, and Corporate Responsibility and Accountability

This is the second in a series of guest commentaries written in observance of Choose Privacy Week by noted privacy experts and advocates. Today’s post is written by Chip Pitts, Lecturer at Stanford Law School. Big Data, Privacy, and Corporate

CPW 2013: Protecting Your Privacy on Public Access Computers: A Tip Sheet for Consumers

(Please share widely!) Protecting your private information and web-surfing habits while using public access computers or public wi-fi is an important part of any plan to protect personal privacy.  Many people, however, are simply unaware of the easy-to-use strategies that

Choose Privacy Week 2013: Librarians and Journalists, Natural Friends but Sometimes Foes

Welcome to this year’s special online observance for Choose Privacy Week!  From May 1 to May  7, noted privacy experts and advocates will be providing guest commentaries that explore issues related to privacy rights, government surveillance, and the impact on